Bloomington plays a supporting role in the movie as the backdrop for the story.
Events are planned June 15-17 in Huntingburg, including a big-screen showing of the movie starring Tom Hanks and Madonna.
Purple Rain was previously screened in 2014 when the IU Cinema paid tribute to the films of 1984.
This week on Noon Edition, we'll talk filmmaking in Indiana.
Indiana Newsdesk takes a look back in our 'History Through Headlines' segment.
Hoosiers can report flooding damages online; a 16 mm film of Amelia Earhart has been donated to Purdue. Read more in our morning roundup.
The film about the life of sex researcher Alfred Kinsey debuted ten years ago this week.
Theaters in Indiana are risking going out of business unless they make the switch to digital movies as opposed to film projection in the next few months.
Theaters are being forced to convert to digital projectors or shut down.
This is the first time the long standing Nashville theater has been able to provide movie shows since it reopened after renovation in 2012.